Nissan Futures presents Asia & Oceania’s future mobility traits

HONG KONG – Nissan Futures in Hong Kong introduced ahead three mobility traits for the Asia and Oceania area: automobiles as power belongings, the human position in autonomous driving methods and the significance of security in mobility improvements. The seventh version of the worldwide occasion was held from March eight to 10 in Hong Kong. Beneath the theme "Rework the way in which we stay and drive," it introduced collectively representatives from 13 international locations to debate how automobiles, cities and mobility infrastructures are evolving. Authorities representatives, business leaders and Nissan executives spoke on the way forward for mobility and the way forward for cities, figuring out three traits: Autos as cellular power models Panelists mentioned whether or not the uptake of electrical automobiles (EVs) may lie in reimagining utilization from only a mode of transportation, to a way to energy houses and return power to the grid. Nicholas Thomas, international director of Nissan's electrical automobile division, proposed that electrification of mobility might be an answer to power market disruption. He showcased how EV batteries can be utilized on a bigger scale to energy houses, workplace and the grid. People nonetheless have to type the middle of automotive and future expertise interactions Present autonomous automobile discussions largely middle on expertise. Members nevertheless agreed that people will nonetheless maintain the important thing to reworking mobility and our cities. "We will assume, we will sense, we will act," stated Dr. Maarten Sierhuis, chief expertise officer on the Nissan Analysis Middle in Silicon Valley. "That is what automobiles have to do as effectively. Autonomous driving is about how human methods and automobiles work together. Present me a system with out people, and I present you a ineffective system." Subsequent frontier for sensible mobility: zero fatalities The Way forward for Mobility panel introduced how creating zero accidents and security needs to be the principle driver behind expertise improvements. "Good mobility can enhance society in some ways however the major goal needs to be to scale back loss of life and harm," stated panelist Iim Fahima from Queenrides in Indonesia. "Street accidents are a giant international problem. Each 25 seconds one individual dies. We'd like an built-in answer with the first goal to scale back highway deaths." Nissan Futures was timed along side the 2019 HKT Hong Kong E-Prix race. Nissan participated within the race with two automobiles by way of the Nissan e.dams crew, thereby demonstrating expertise switch from high-performance e-racing to mass market automobiles. Learn the entire launch right here.   Flashback to Yutaka Sanada, RSVP @nissanAO asserting the brand new Nissan LEAF coming to @NissanID and @NissanPHI - final weekend at #NissanFutures #Nissan #IntelligentMobility — Nissan Asia & Oceania (@NissanAO) March 11, 2019 Video hosted on Twitter might not play in Web Explorer (IE). If the video above doesn't play and you might be utilizing IE, attempt a special browser. “Nissan Vitality is a actuality right now. It’s not the long run, it’s now” - Nicholas Thomas. Learn extra at #NissanFutures — Nissan Asia & Oceania (@NissanAO) March 9, 2019 Contact Kalle Siebring Basic Supervisor, Company Communications Nissan Asia & Oceania Tel: +66 (zero) 63 195 6310 For extra details about Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.’s merchandise, companies and our dedication to sustainable mobility, go to Comply with us on Fb, Instagram, Twitter and LinkedIn, and look at our newest movies on YouTube. Get extra details about Nissan in Asia & Oceania right here.